Quality and Process improvement

  • 3M process improvements for satisfied customers

    Because your bottom line is directly related to manufacturing costs, keeping costs down is a daily struggle. 3M makes it easier with tools and strategies that save time, reduce expenses and keep your customers coming back for more.

Streamline Processes and Reduce System Costs

  • Streamline Processes and Reduce System Costs

    Keep your manufacturing lean, competitive and profitable without sacrificing quality, performance or overall customer satisfaction. Let 3M show you how to:

    • Eliminate unnecessary process steps, inventory, components and warranty work
    • Reduce expenses, increase productivity and increase savings overall

  • Cut-to-Size Wheel Weights Lower Costs
    Cut-to-Size Wheel Weights Lower Costs

    The road to improving efficiency and lowering assembly plant costs can be as easy as using the right wheel weights. Lead-free composite material is more environmentally friendly than lead weights. 3M™ Wheel Weights come in five different profiles to help you:

    • Simplify inventory and reduce costs by slashing the number of SKUs required
    • Integrate automation into the wheel-balancing process using levelwound rolls with cut-on-demand or fully automated equipment

  • Decrease Costs and VOCs in the Paint Shop
    Decrease Costs and Production Steps in the Paint Shop

    An excellent alternative to automotive paint and paint processes, our 3M™ Paint Replacement Film is intended for application to a wide range of interior and exterior surfaces, such as window frames, window sashes, window extensions, body and door pillars, dashboard components and lids (metal or plastic).

    • Reduces the need to paint intricate vehicle parts, such as pillars and door sashes
    • Cuts component, tooling and fitting costs versus molded trim alternatives

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